Skip to content

Days of Old – 1-16-13

Days of Old – 1-16-13

 10 years ago – Tribune of January 1, 2003

Jim Gehring has written “Boy! Oh! Boy!”, a book that tells about growing up in rural Dunn County.

Three-year-old Brett Jones of Glenwood City received an early Christmas gift when he won the Giant Teddy Bear and wagon full of toys from the Glenwood Hardware-Hardware Hank drawing Monday, Dec. 23.

Three people have taken out nomination papers of the seat of President of the Boyceville Village Board: Michael Olson (incumbent), Steve Fischer, and Robert Schmitt.

25 years ago – Tribune of December 16, 1987

Fr. Robert Urban was installed as the pastor of St. John’s Catholic Church, Glenwood City on Sunday, Dec. 6. Fr. Urban is also the pastor of St. Bridget’s Church, Wilson.

Mark Kinney, president of All American Manufacturing, recently returned from a business trip to China. The company hopes to import baseball caps to use in their silk screening business.

Kadinger Auto Salvage of Downing usually has a wide variety of trucks in its yard, but last week it also housed an airplane. Leo Kadinger was the high bidder for an F-101 Fighter Intercepter airplane. Produced in the late 1950s, the plane  first belonged to the U.S. Air Force and later belonged to the Minnesota Air National Guard.

50 years ago – Tribune of January 24, 1963

The annual Forage Crop Farm Clinic, or Grassland Institute, gets underway this morning at the new high school gym at 10:30 a.m.

Area school administrators, teachers, and local civic leaders will meet at Baldwin, January 30, at 8:00 p.m. in the High School in an attempt to organize local committees in establishing a Psychological Guidance Clinic.

Glenwood City firemen were called to the Wilson Nite Club at 2:30 Sunday afternoon where an overheated oil burning stove had set fire to the wall in the bar room.

60 years ago – Tribune of January 15, 1953

Claude McGee, son of Mr. and Mrs. Don McGee, Town of Springfield,  reports that trapping has been good this year, with 28 coon skins and 9 catches of fox.

In a recent poll of the senior class and high school faculty, Miss Alta Crosby, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Oris Crosby of rural Glenwood, has been selected to represented Glenwood City High School in the forthcoming D.A.R. Good Citizenship competition.

The Glenwood Herd Builders cooperative will hold their annual meeting at the high school auditorium on Thursday afternoon, Jan. 22 at 1 o’clock.

95 years ago – The Glenwood Tribune – December 6, 1917

Since taking possession of the Quality Shoe Store about five weeks hince, H.E. Lauber has been making notable additions to the stock of that model footwear emporium, till today there is not a store of its kind in Northwestern Wisconsin.

About 1,000 people were in attendance  at the Catholic Thanksgiving fair, and between $800 and $900 was cleared for the new church building.

Postmaster H.H. Gleason informs us that the Christmas postal traffic is expected to be so heavy this year that it would behoove people to mail their Christmas packages early.

30 years ago – Boyceville Press Reporter – January 13, 1983

Five candidates are seeking three vacancies on the Boyceville village board. Seeking re-election are Harry A. Joles Jr., Joseph H. Pieters and Arthur J. Nelson Jr. Looking to get on the board are Douglas Hellendrung and Robert R. Marlette. Junior M. Hedlund, an incumbent board member, is the only one who filed papers for the village president post. The current president, Joe Petryk, is not seeking reelection.

Three candidates have filed for two opened positions on the Boyceville Board of Education: Robert N. Fisher, Gordon L. Smith and Sally E. Carlson.

Revenue is $14,062 above what had been projected and year to date expenditures are $9,580 under budget for Dunn County Assn. on Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Inc., according to a report presented to the agency’s board Dec. 14, 1982.